Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Snow's Island

Marker ID: SCHM 34-4
Location: US 378 at its intersection with Dunham's Bluff Road
County: Marion
Style: Free Standing **


During the winter of 1780-1781, General Francis Marion established his camp 11/2 miles south of here on Snow´s Island. Named for early settlers James and William Snow, the island forms the southeast corner of present Florence County and is bounded by Pee Dee River, Lynch´s River, and Clark´s Creek. Snow´s Island was the site of a battle fought in March 1781.

Erected by Snow´s 1sland Chapter Children of the American Revolution, Mullins, S.C - 1972